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  • Jane Fonda, set for an AFI Life Achievement Award, is still achieving

     Jane Fonda, set for an AFI Life Achievement Award, is still achieving
    It's hard to think of someone in public life who has had more disparate phases and identities than Jane Fonda. There's the brilliant actress (and daughter of a Hollywood legend), the polarizing political activist, the exercise maven, the rich...
  • Martha Hyer dies at 89; Oscar-nominated actress

    Martha Hyer dies at 89; Oscar-nominated actress
    Martha Hyer, an Oscar-nominated actress who was likened to Grace Kelly for her cool, blond elegance, has died in Santa Fe, N.M., where she lived since the 1980s. She was 89. Hyer's death May 31 was confirmed by the Rivera Family Funeral Home. No cause...
  • Meryl Streep discounts her updated midcentury in Hollywood Hills

    Meryl Streep discounts her updated midcentury in Hollywood Hills
    As homeowners (and their Realtors) in the Greater Los Angeles area can attest, selling a house is as much about timing and pricing as it is about location. Case in point being Meryl Streep, who has discounted her updated midcentury modern home in...
  • ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2′ director talks recruiting Cate Blanchett

     
    In “How to Train Your Dragon 2,” the young Viking Hiccup is reunited with an important figure from his past […]...
  • Clint Eastwood: Cowboy Led 'Jersey Boys' Down a New Trail

    In 1962, the same year that a quartet of working-class New Jersey youths called the Four Seasons shot to the top of the pop charts with the irresistible doo-wop single "Sherry," a solo artist from the West Coast made a less auspicious chart appearance...
  • Emmys: A Glut of Great TV Will Lead to Big Snubs

    We live in a world where every kid gets a trophy just for showing up to soccer or gymnastic camp. But unfortunately, that's not so among grownups. The morning of July 10 is going to bring disappointment for many actors, writers and producers. Despite...
  • Boycott Cripples Biz at Beverly Hills Hotel

    More than six weeks after a wave of Hollywood groups and showbiz figures launched a boycott of the Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel-Air, business at the fabled Hollywood-centric properties is off dramatically. The Beverly Hills Hotel even acknowledges...
  • Interview: Timeless advice from the peerless Morgan Freeman

    Interview: Timeless advice from the peerless Morgan Freeman
    What does Morgan Freeman hope people will remember most about his career? The Oscar-winning actor was stumped by my question at first. He had a hard time putting his response into words. And while Freeman is known for taking dramatic pauses when...
  • 'Chef' is a sexist movie -- and that's a good thing

    'Chef' is a sexist movie -- and that's a good thing
    I wasn't sure I was going to like the movie "Chef" until the protagonist-chef Carl Casper (Jon Favreau, also the writer and director) walked early on into his boss' upscale L.A. restaurant with an enormous dressed hog, threw it on a kitchen counter and...
  • As Tony Awards host, Hugh Jackman follows yonder star

    As Tony Awards host, Hugh Jackman follows yonder star
    Hugh Jackman leaned back in a Radio City Musical Hall chair at a Tony Awards rehearsal session Thursday and contemplated the question that has been on everyone's mind — including his — since he was asked to step in for longtime host Neil...
  • 'A Million Ways to Die in the West' shoots self in foot

    If Seth MacFarlane's "A Million Ways to Die in the West" accomplishes nothing else, it proves beyond doubt the adage that dying is easy — as promised in the title — it's comedy that's hard. Deadly jokes certainly dog this latest bit of...